The Japanese Government, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has extended the assistance of US$507,094 for four humanitarian assistance programmes.
It allotted US$ 153,379 for construction of Kyindwe Village Basic Education High School in Kanpetlet Township, Chin State; US$ 121,939 for construction of five schools in Mindat Township, Chin State; US$ 114,015 for construction of No.1 Basic Education High School in Matupi Township, Chin State; and US$ 117,761 for upgrading medical facilities in Matupi Township, Chin State.
The handover and opening ceremonies of the above four projects took place in Kanpetlet, Mindat and Matupi Townships, Chin State from 3 to 5 February 2015 respectively. In the ceremonies of Kyindwe school and Mindat schools, Mr. Kei MAEDA, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, Dr. Ba Maung, Minister for Social Welfare of Chin State Dr Ba Maung, officials and local residents attended. In the ceremonies of Matupi school and Matupi hospital, Mr. Kei MAEDA, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, U Ohn Lwin, Chin State Hluttaw Deputy Speaker, officials and local residents attended.—GGP/GNLM